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Whether you're shopping for a 7-year-old girl who is into glitter and sparkles, science experiments, or both, you'll want to make sure you're getting her something that encourages her to create. These gifts encourage creativity and self-expression across a variety of interests, one of which is sure to fit your 7-year-old.
Here, the best gifts for 7-year-old girls:
Singing Machine SML385BTBK Bluetooth Karaoke System
Uses Bluetooth or USB input for music
This karaoke machine's fun lights and Bluetooth functionality will make it a big hit with any 7-year-old girl who loves to sing. Whether you have a budding musical star in your house or are looking for a fun activity at your child’s next sleepover, the Singing Machine Bluetooth Karaoke System is sure to pump out all the hits. The machine can use Bluetooth or USB input for music straight from a device, so your 7-year-old can belt out all of her favorite hits on the microphone.
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set
Offers educational takeaways
Has 500 interlocking plastic discs
Detailed instructions included
A lot of pieces to keep track of
If you’re looking for a hands-on STEM gift that provides hours of entertainment and has educational value, look no further than Brain Flakes. This set of 500 interlocking plastic discs is ready to become whatever your young builder envisions. The plastic discs are brightly colored and snap together easily. Included with the discs are instructions to build a three-dimensional Brain Flakes ball, but the options are endless.
"Kids love them, and my child was no exception. She couldn’t wait to get into the jar and kept begging me to hand them over."—Angelica Leicht, Product Tester
Learning Resources Botley the Coding Robot Activity Set
Promote educational takeaways
Includes 27 obstacle building pieces
Botley is a screen-free way to introduce coding and makes a great intro to STEM. This activity set is intended to be a fun learning resource and comes with plenty of activity options to keep kids engaged, including a remote programmer, 40 coding cards, and 6 double-sided tiles, plus 27 obstacle building pieces for a fun challenge! And while Botley makes cute robot noises, parents do appreciate that there is a switch to turn the sound off.
"Botley is surprisingly entertaining. The robot doesn’t talk or interact, but once, when it rolled under the couch right after it was turned on, my daughter couldn’t stop laughing about it."—Angelica Leicht, Product Tester
Owleez Interactive Pet
Great for animal-loving kiddos
Can be loud
For a little girl that loves animals, the Owleez Interactive Pet is a sure hit. This small, action-packed toy makes cute noises and features expressive eyes that change according to its mood. With care and training, you can even teach Owleez to take flight.
LEGO DOTS Bracelet Mega Pack
Includes 295 colorful titles
Bands are adjustable
Not durable compared to other bracelet products
You’re probably familiar with Lego building blocks, but this set of Legos is a bit different. It’s actually a bracelet making kit. It includes five bands and 295 colorful tiles that can be added to design one-of-a-kind bracelets. The bands are adjustable to fit a variety of wrist sizes.
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
Contains 100 different female-centric stories
Filled with colorful portraits
Might be a bit advanced for some children
You’re never too old for an inspiring bedtime story, and this book is packed full with 100 stories of inspiring women from all over the world. Give your 7-year-old girl encouraging and powerful stories to read just before bed—or during her free time. One standout feature of this book is the beautiful, full-color portraits that accompany each woman’s story.
Barbie Dreamplane Set
Includes 15 different pieces
Encourages imaginative play
Made especially for Barbie rather than other dolls
The Barbie Dreamplane Playset is a great gift for the young girl that loves all things Barbie. The plane is a unique and fashionable transportation option and playset. It includes 15 pieces to make Barbie's travel experience feel extra luxe. Parents report that this Barbie playset is plenty big enough for Barbie and her friends and provided a great springboard for imaginative play.
VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX
Small and compact product
Includes multiple games and activities
No long set-up or software download required
Could be a bit advanced for a 7-year-old
The Kidizoom Smartwatch DX is a top tech gift for 7-year-olds and packs plenty of fun into a wrist-sized device. This popular kids smartwatch includes a calendar, calculator, and camera that takes both photos and videos. To keep kids entertained on the go, it also includes three different activities, five games, and more. This watch is ready to go out of the box and doesn’t require a long set-up process or software download.
Dan&Darci Mini Explorer Light-up Terrarium Kit for Kids
The lid features an LED light
Encourages outdoor play
For a 7-year-old girl with a green thumb, the Mini Explorer Light-Up Terrarium Kit makes a great gift. This kit includes the terrarium, soil, sand, river rocks, decorations, and seeds to complete an indoor mini garden. The lid features an LED light that can be turned on to illuminate your little girl’s growing garden.
Polly Pocket Big World Flamingo Set
Fun flamingo-themed backdrop
Not ideal gift for all ages
This Polly Pocket set is a great gift for 7-year-old girls who love imaginative play. The self-contained playset opens to reveal a fun, Flamingo-themed backdrop for the adventures of Polly and her friend Lila. Little girls will love exploring the clubhouse and acting out adventures.
Original Stationery Unicorn Slime Kit
Includes over 100 different combinations
Features fun mixes and scents
This Unicorn slime set includes everything your 7-year-old needs to make brightly-colored slime. It even has mixes so she can add fun scents and unexpected additions like glitter, beads, and more. Girls can mix-and-match included items to create their own personal slime—there are over 100 different combinations!
GirlZone: GirlZone Hair Chalk Set
Is good for up to 80 applications
Pens are washable
Ten piece set
Features only metallic and bright shades
Hair chalk is an easy (and temporary) way for girls to have some fun with a new ‘do. This ten-piece set of hair chalk includes both metallic and bright shades and each pen is good for up to 80 applications. The pens are easily washable and can also be used as face paint for even more creative fun.
Craft-tastic I Love Llamas Kit
Projects are easy and fun
Makes only llama-themed projects
For the best gift for 7-year-old girls who love arts and crafts, check out this on-trend I Love Llamas Kit. The 161-piece set includes everything needed to make six different llama-themed projects, including items your little girl will enjoy using or gifting—like a bracelet, a charm, a headband, a stuffed llama, and more. The projects are both easy and fun.
Schwinn Signature Girls' SunnySide 20'' Bike
Includes kid-friendly safety features
Features a lightweight steel frame
Big-kid design limits who all can use it
The Schwinn Signature Girls' SunnySide Bike is 20 inches high and includes a lightweight steel frame that is sized for riders between 4- and 5-feet tall. A bright teal and purple paint scheme and big-kid design (no training wheels!) are sure to delight the new rider. The bike also includes kid-friendly safety features, like Fast-Start gearing, which lets them pedal quickly while lowering their overall speed.
Le Vasty Sparkly Glitter Backpack
Reversible colored sequin design
Plenty of storage room
Less durable than other backpacks
This sequined backpack will have sparkle-loving 7-year-olds itching to head back to school. The backpack features colored sequins that can be reversed with a simple hand swipe. Inside, there’s plenty of room for little girls to stash all their stuff for school, weekend trips, or sleepovers.
LEGO DOTS Creative Picture Frames
Can make three picture frames
Colorful Legos can be added and stacked
While most photos that we snap are digital, this gift might just encourage your little one to appreciate the beauty of a printed photo. The set comes with everything they’ll need to personalize three picture frames. Colorful Legos can be added and stacked to create a unique look. The frames can be used individually or even connected together.
COlorZone Shrink Art
Easy way to make personalized accessories
Features design templates
Includes materials for only 21 charms
Shrink art is a fun way to create homemade, personalized accessories and gifts. Use the included shrink art sheets for freeform designs or take advantage of the included design templates. The kit includes enough supplies to make up to 21 charms. You can easily add in your own household art supplies to add more color to the shrink art creations.
Spin Master Games HedBanz
Encourages logic skills
Offers educational takeaways
Only fit for kids age 5 and up
The junior edition of the popular Headbanz game lets kids as young as five get in on the action. They have to ask other players yes or no questions to figure out what animal is on their headband. This guessing game is also a great way for kids to learn more about the animal kingdom, but this also encourages logic skills. The first player to guess correctly wins.
Crayola Light Up Tracing Board
Includes a long-lasting LED light
Additional tracing sheets can be purchased
Board is slim and portable
Kit only includes ten tracing sheets
Illuminated by a long-lasting LED light, this board is sized to hold a standard sheet of paper (or slightly larger). The kit includes ten tracing sheets for two different scenes, and more tracing sheets are available online. However, the light is bright enough that your child can use regular printer paper once the initial supply of tracing paper is depleted. It's an ideal gift for 7-year-old girls who love to draw and it also makes a great activity for the car, since the tracing board is slim and portable.
What to Look for in a Gift for a 7-Year-Old
While 7-year-old girls may know the difference between make-believe and reality, they still have plenty of imagination to entertain themselves and amuse others. Whether it’s a hands-on activity or a creative outlet to bring her dreams to life, you can't go wrong with a gift that helps her explore her own imagination.
Help your 7-year-old acclimate to the world around her with gifts and activities that strengthen her ability to communicate with others. Make the most of her silly sense of humor and help her develop social confidence. Games, karaoke, and other gifts that help her build confidence are great for her social development.
Most 7-year-olds are full of ideas and energy—plus, they're refining their fine motor skills by the day. Give her a fun, engaging way to explore her budding creativity and you’ll be delighted to see the fun and interesting things she comes up with. Choose from options like needlepoint, connector construction kits, and more.
Why Trust The Spruce?
This article was written by Erica Puisis, a freelance writer who has contributed to The Spruce since 2017. To make this list, she considered if each gift encourages imagination, creativity, and interaction.